The Revolution Of Marina M

The Revolution Of Marina M

Book - 2017
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St. Petersburg, New Year's Eve, 1916. Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of her genteel life, a life about to be violently upended by the vast forces of history. Swept up on these tides, Marina will join the marches for workers' rights, fall in love with a radical young poet, and betray everything she holds dear, before being betrayed in turn. As her country goes through almost unimaginable upheaval, Marina's own coming-of-age unfolds, marked by deep passion and devastating loss, and the private heroism of an ordinary woman living through extraordinary times. This is the epic, mesmerizing story of one indomitable woman's journey through some of the most dramatic events of the last century.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780316022064
Characteristics: 805 pages : map ; 25 cm

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elliott00ac
Aug 02, 2018

I loved reading about the Russian Revolution from the perspective of those living through it. I enjoyed every aspect of this book...until the final part, which I had to skim through in order to finish the book. I feel like the thread of revolution from the people's perspective was fully lost, and so the book lost me too. I will read the second instalment, though!

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adele
Feb 13, 2018

Takes some time to ingest but well worth it. The characters, especially Marina, are worth caring about. Marina is young and privileged and decides to join the revolution. Quite literally she goes through hell. The author had me until part 5 and then the story became unbelievable and wacky. I only finished it because I wanted to see if she survived. It's a hard, harsh education in life for her. Will I read the next book? Probably.

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